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Updated October 19, 2018
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  • "Company Culture, work life balance, good benefits" (in 29 reviews)

  • "Smart people, unparalleled product, great atmosphere, challenging work" (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Highly recommend"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New York Times full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, unparalleled product, great atmosphere, challenging work

    Cons

    Small product team limits capabilities


  2. "Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at New York Times full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company Culture, work life balance, good benefits

    Cons

    limited opportunity for growth and career guidance

  3. "staff editor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at New York Times full-time

    Pros

    stimulating environment, lots of smart, driven, competitive people.

    Cons

    Even when "off" work, still working


  4. Helpful (1)

    "New York Times Business Side"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New York Times full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working for a company that has a purpose. Forward thinking on product design. Working towards being a truly more data driven organizaiton.

    Cons

    A slow moving, consensus culture where credit is not always given and lack of success does not always have consequences


  5. "Proud to work here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at New York Times full-time

    Pros

    The best newspaper on the planet, day in and day out.

    Cons

    It's across the street from Port Authority.


  6. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good mission. Quality, high-standard product.

    Cons

    A toxic work environment with dishonest executives.


  7. "Amazing mission"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New York Times full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people in the newsroom are truly willing to help you grow.

    Cons

    Sometimes communications between staff and management is like two ships passing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening and responding to feedback. Your employees are constantly open to your feedback.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "WIRECUTTER (owned by the times): Good place to work, career advancement issues"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at New York Times full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working environment. The vast majority of people who work here are easy to work with, kind, and sharp. I appreciate the flexibility of remote work.

    Cons

    The company currently doesn't have a functional HR structure. It's not super clear how to advance in your career. And the overall long terms goals of the company have changed two or three times in the last year I have been here.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out the career trajectory thing. Many people are frustrated by how ill defined the is!


  9. "Great Fast Paced Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New York Times full-time

    Pros

    Love it here. Maybe add summer Fridays.

    Cons

    None they have been improving every year


  10. "Good Money, not flexible"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at New York Times part-time

    Pros

    The money is great so when they call you should go in

    Cons

    Newspapers are dying down so many of the people working there are old-timers and from other presses that have shut down.


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